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2022 MUSD Holiday Share – Support a Family in Need!

 Holiday Share image with food, gifts and moneySnow is falling quietly. The scent of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie is wafting from the kitchen. Colored lights sparkle from cozy windows. A daily countdown reminds me of how long until I can finally open carefully wrapped presents adorned with shiny ribbons.

It’s holiday season once again!

MUSD’s Holiday Share program supports District families in need during the holidays by connecting them with generous donors who adopt families and support them with donations of food, gifts, and other necessities. This year we are once again partnering with Youth Education Supporters (YES) to try and make the holidays extra special for an estimated 900 students in our community, and we need your support!

If you enjoy shopping for such fun things as clothes and toys, you can select a student (boy or girl) and buy the gifts they have wished for on a written form.

If you prefer someone else do the shopping, you can contribute money (estimated between $75-$100) and the Marana Elves will shop for you.  We are also requesting gift cards to Walmart or Fry’s should a Holiday Meal be your choice gift. 

Help us make the holidays extra special for ALL Marana students!

Support MUSD Holiday Share

Contact: Jackie Franco - email  
MUSD Family Resource Center

Send a check or gift card (Walmart or Fry’s)

Make checks out to: MUSD/Holiday Share
Mail to: MUSD Early Learning & Resource Center, attn. Jackie Franco
7651 N. Old Father Drive
Tucson, AZ 85741

Please include your name, address, and email along with your donation. 

See below for commonly asked questions regarding the annual Holiday Share Program.

Please note that in addition to MUSD’s Holiday Share Program, many of our school’s also host their own holiday share or charitable giving program. We are appreciative of all donations! Thank you to our community partners, Youth Education Supporters, who help make this annual effort possible.

Holiday Share FAQs

Will I be in direct contact with the family?
No. Any questions should be directed to Jackie Franco, MUSD Coordinator.

How much should I expect to spend on each child?
Expect to spend an average of $75-$100.  This may include requests for clothes and toys.

Will I be provided a needs/wants list with sizes of child?
Yes, this will be provided on a Child Wish Card.

What do I do after I purchase the gifts?
Place the gifts for each student in a separate new black trash bag with their identifying Child Wish Card attached. Optionally, include gift wrap in the bag so that the parents can participate and wrap the gifts. Gift bags must be at the Family Resource Center located in the ELRC by December 2.

When do I need to get my gift/donation in by?
Donations, gift cards and/or gifts must be arranged in November via Jackie Franco, MUSD Coordinator. Gifts must be dropped off at the ELRC no later than Dec. 2. 

Additional Questions
Contact: Jackie Franco - email
MUSD Family Resource Center